“Real generosity toward the future lies in giving all to the present.” - Albert Camus
Clemson University’s Office of Inclusion and Equity hosted more than 2,000 high school and college students, business professionals, educators, government officials, and community leaders for the second annual Men of Color National Summit in April.
How we achieve success is as important as the success we achieve. A long-held core value of Milliken, ethical behavior is the foundation of our success in business, and furthermore, the expectation of every Milliken associate. We find ethical behavior sets us on a course we can be proud of and proves to be an ultimate differentiator in today’s global marketplace.
This month marks the 48th anniversary of Earth Day, celebrated around the world on Sunday, April 22. Established in the 1970s when citizens drew attention to a healthy, sustainable environment, Earth Day has grown to highlight environmental and clean energy efforts.
Over the last several months, we have found inspiration in exploring Milliken through your unique perspective. Everyone, from associates to partners to visitors, is encouraged to share their Milliken moments by using our Discover Milliken hashtag, and those interactions come together to illustrate the anthology of the Milliken experience.
This March, Milliken & Company welcomed nearly 20 children to our Spartanburg, South Carolina, global headquarters to participate in Bon Appétit Management Company’s Healthy Kids in the Bon Appétit Kitchen program.
Sparked by Milliken Gives, our associates continue to inspire us with their generous and impactful actions within their respective communities. Each of our global facilities organizes volunteer opportunities, and supplies and donation drives to benefit local organizations of their choice. By encouraging our associates to give back in the ways most meaningful to them, we see countless deeds for the betterment of the communities in which we call home.
Throughout our company, there are thousands of leaders who help shape the everyday work of Milliken & Company. Their guidance and skills blend together to create an innovative environment where discovery and creativity thrive.
“Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.” – William James
A new year brings a fresh perspective of what’s possible. Resolutions abound as we explore and discover ways to enhance our daily lives. Milliken keenly understands this aspiration, and we encourage our associates and our communities to create a meaningful new year through tailored resolutions.